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Teaching, Learning and Leading – in the Classroom, in the Workplace and in the Community

3rd term
Health Policy and Management
3 credits
Academic Year:
2021 - 2022
Instruction Method:
Asynchronous Online with Some Synchronous Online
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructors:
Beth Resnick

Introduction to Online Learning is required prior to participating in any of the School's Internet-based courses.


What knowledge and skills are essential for delivering training or educational experiences in academic, organizational, or community settings? Students will examine the nature of education through the lenses of adult and professional learners as well as the lens of educational leaders and apply these skills within the context of their career aims and development. This course will meet the DrPH Education & Workforce Development competencies.

Offers students opportunities for exploring how to design, develop, deliver, and evaluate educational approaches for a range of audiences and to attain professional aims. Considers a variety of approaches for integrating educational practices and strategies into professional practice. Engages students in developing educational philosophies and reflecting upon personal educational experiences and use of educational approaches for professional and leadership advancement. Presents strategies for designing an educational plan.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify teaching and learning strategies that align with educational philosophies and professional and leadership goals
  2. Recognize the importance of communication, emotional and social intelligence, collaboration, listening and self-reflection skills for effective teaching, learning and leading
  3. Recognize motivational, social, and contextual aspects of teaching and learning as they apply to a range of audiences, educational settings and learning objectives
  4. Design an educational plan that outlines learning objectives and outcomes
Methods of Assessment:

This course is evaluated as follows:

  • 40% Participation
  • 60% Educational Plan and final PPT presentation

Enrollment Restriction:

JHSPH Master’s and Doctoral students only

Instructor Consent:

No consent required